Ef you run acrost any of their soft hooks
, Harvey, you'll know why," said Dan, with an awful contempt.
I'm just going to hear what Hook has to say about it," he said.
Or the Prime Minister entirely supports Hook," said Horne Fisher, and began idly to knock the balls about on the billiard table.
Inextricably entangled in the mess to which he was clinging were numerous other landing hooks
such as he had attached to the warrior's harness, and with one of these he sought to secure himself until the storm should abate sufficiently to permit him to climb to the deck, but even as he reached for one that swung near him the ship was caught in a renewed burst of the storm's fury, the thrashing cordage whipped and snapped to the lunging of the great craft and one of the heavy metal hooks
, lashing through the air, struck the Jed of Gathol fair between the eyes.
Take hold the double-trees, and at the same moment slip down the hooks and connect.
She shook the hooks down out of her sleeves, but drew back from grasping the double-trees.
Oti baited his hook
with a piece of squid, which he tore with his teeth from the live and squirming monster, and hook
and bait sank in white flames to the bottom.
In order to convict a man of illegal fishing, it was necessary to catch him in the act with all the evidence of the crime about him--the hooks
, the lines, the fish, and the man himself.
It was a great day--never saw such a school of mackerel in the gulf--and in the general excitement Henry got quite wild and contrived to stick a fish hook
clean through one side of his nose.
Crutches, wooden legs, artificial arms, steel hooks
, caoutchouc jaws, silver craniums, platinum noses, were all to be found in the collection; and it was calculated by the great statistician Pitcairn that throughout the Gun Club there was not quite one arm between four persons and two legs between six.
Maggie thought it probable that the small fish would come to her hook
, and the large ones to Tom's.
Raskolnikov gazed in horror at the hook
shaking in its fastening, and in blank terror expected every minute that the fastening would be pulled out.
I tried for the hooks
three or four times, but somehow I couldn't make it work.
Then I had to look down at the unstable hooks
to which I clung.
Until, biting at my sharp hidden hooks
, they have to come up unto MY height, the motleyest abyss-groundlings, to the wickedest of all fishers of men.